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Surface Drainage Correction, Drain Tile, Rain Gardens

A re-grade usually involves removing existing earth around the building and replacing it with our drainage correction material. Many times we will have to install new window wells for the new grade.
Our drainage correction material is a crushed limestone product. The fine material in this product packs tightly forming a water repellant non-absorbing layer. This material forms good surface drainage correction and is ideal for re-grading around the house.
A re-grade with drainage correction material is topped with 2 layers poly sheeting and river rock ground cover, and solves most surface drainage problems around the house.
Down spouts hookup to drain pipe. The drain pipe is terminated in the back yard with a drain pipe emitter designed to allow water to exit and keep out debris and critters.


Drain tile installed properly allows drainage where a surface drainage needs an assist.
The dirt from the trench is placed on 4'x8' plywood sheets. This protects the lawn and eases backfill.
-Note: Approximately 1/3rd of the excavated fill from a 16 inch depth trench will need be hauled out of the area.
Drain pipe here is 4 inch perforated in a silt sock.

Drain tile and a French Drain combined add a natural look for the smaller garden yard with a flat grade.
Here we were able to dry up a wet location and add interest.
More photos of this job can be seen on the paver walks page.
We didn't have room on this job, but where space is available, this water path can lead to a rain garden. A rain garden is a small holding pond which provides a place for at least some water to collect and soak into the ground, rather than all run off onto the street.
Rain Gardens provide an opportunity for a variety of growing conditions along the sides and bottom.
A rain garden can be constructed as simply as excavating a shallow area 4 to 16 inches in depth, covering with landscape fabric, optional rock ground cover. Mulch will float away. Planting is the same as any other. Vertical sides can be used with natural some wall rock. We like to have the entrance shallow. Normally we are routing water from other areas with perforated drain pipe under ground. Where a grade already exists, a slight re-grade may assist water towards the rain garden without the need for drain tile.

Mini Skid Steer Services

Serving Home, Business and Contractors


Do you have a small or large project in mind?

Partial Listing of Services
  • Excavating
  • Grading for Drainage
  • Grading, Leveling
  • Move dirt, rock, mulch fast
  • Concrete Removal --Sidewalks, Driveways etc.
  • Tree and Shrub Removal, Transplanting
  • Trench for Drain Pipe, Water Lines etc.
  • Land Clearing
  • Stump Removal
  • Excavating for Additions
  • Landscaping
  • Paver Areas

Drainage Correction
Drain Tile
  • Can move 10 cubic yards clean fill, rock, mulch 100 feet in 1 hour.
  • See what a mini skid machine can do in the hands of someone that knows how to use it.
  • Can be cheaper than renting.
  • Fits through a 36 inch gate.
  • Will bring plywood to run on, preserves lawn and landscape.
  • Light weight on tracks, no more than a riding lawn mower.


Dingo Compact Utility Loader
Modern Light Weight Equipment
Minimizes hand labor and increases productivity
Tackles any task with a multitude of attachments
Works with a light footprint in tight spots
Multi-purpose workhorse

We strive to give fast and courteous service with affordable pricing and we serve a diverse base of customers which includes landscaper's, home owners, and construction while matching our equipment to your project needs.
Machine with attachments and operator.
  • Fully insured
  • Experienced and Reliable Operator

$40 per hour ($60.00 minimum)
Price includes operator and attachments
* Trenches and Excavating requires utilities marked prior to digging. We notify a minimum 48 hours in advance.
Available for initial visit / quote mornings, 7 days a week. Earlier the better.
thanks,
Michael,

Mims, Titusville, Cocoa, Merit Island, Rockledge

Drainage

We have refined drainage correction skills and employ a variety of solutions. We install drain tile. Our drainage correction material provides a second layer of defense along with a graded area topped with 2 layers poly and landscape rock. A French Drain provides an enhanced environment for drain tile and can be visually appealing in the landscape.

The installation of a rain garden or holding pond is a great way to keep some of the run off allowing water to percolate into the ground. We install decorative rain gardens. Dry stream beds can also collect allot of water from runoff.






Lighting

Landscape Lighting, Seasonal, Holiday and Christmas Lighting, Install and Sales

Low voltage landscape lighting provides both attractive and useful lighting, along with security features when combined with motion detectors.

We install low voltage landscape lights that are dimmable, respond to motion, wireless remotes, indoor and outdoor switches, in combination with photo sensors and timers.
Our lighting installs can be integrated with X10 and INSTEON home automation devices. We specialize in smart yard installs and even manufacture our own smart light controller.
Smart lights provide excellent security features along with energy saving installations.


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